Sheriff Sales

  • Sheriff's Sales are held on Thursday at 12:00 noon in the Multi-Purpose Room of the new Criminal Courthouse, 4997 Unami Blvd., Mays Landing, New Jersey.
  • All properties are advertised in local newspapers for four consecutive weeks prior to the original sale date.  You can also review the properties here.
  • All sales are advertised in the Atlantic City Press, which is a Monday publication and Atlantic County Record, which is a Wednesday.
  • The Sheriff MAY GRANT a total of two adjournments to the defendant. The defendant must submit a request in writing being sure to include the reason the adjournment is needed. (Call ahead to make sure the property in which you are interested is still slated for sale).
  • The plaintiff may postpone a sale an unlimited number of times.
  • Properties are sold to the highest bidder through an open competitive bidding process.
  • There is no inspection of the premises and they are sold in an "as is" condition.
  • Bids are made in increments of $500.00 or more.
  • The successful bidder is required to post a deposit of 20% of the total bid price.
  • Bid deposits must be in the form of a cash up to $1000, certified check, bank check or treasurer’s check. NO OTHER FORMS OF PAYMENT ARE ACCEPTED. WE DO NOT ACCEPT CREDIT UNION CHECKS.
  • The deposit is required immediately following the signing of the conditions of sale.
  • The balance of the winning bid is due and payable within 30 days following the sale.
  • Interest is charged from the 13th day after the sale to the date of payment on the balance due at the current lawful interest rate.
  • The successful bidder may take possession of the Sheriff's deed within 30 days providing the balance due has been paid.
  • The defendant has an unqualified right of redemption for 10 calendar days after the Sheriff's sale or until the delivery of the deed.
  • If the property is owner occupied, the purchaser must obtain a writ of possession to be served on the occupants. If the property is tenant   occupied, you must go through Landlord tenant court to have tenant evicted.   

NOTE: The Defendant (Original Owner) is the legal owner of the property until the Sheriff's Sale is finalized and the property deed has been rendered to the successful bidder. 

IMPORTANT:  This website and email system cannot be used to request an adjourment of any Sheriff's Sales.

 

Public notice: Atlantic County Sheriff's Sale - Minimum Bid

IMPORTANT:

All scheduled Sheriff Sales from September 7, 2017 and going forward may be found here - Atlantic County, NJ - Foreclosure Sales Listing.
Should you have any questions please do not hesitate to call the Sheriff Sales Unit at 609-909-7225. 

If you have specific questions please feel free to email us through the Contact Us page or call and speak to:

Terri -  (609) 909-7226
Shonda - (609) 909-7225
Molly - (609) 909-7224

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